Academics Overview

Learn. Grow. Lead.

Many schools offer strong academics, however Eastside Catholic offers academic excellence combined with a foundation for life. Families choose Eastside Catholic because the spiritual, moral and academic excellence delivered here offer unparalleled training for the world students are poised to enter, and one day lead.

Middle School

The middle school offers a small-community learning environment and a nurturing setting during a time of great personal transition. Students are encouraged to think for themselves, test their assumptions and develop sound learning skills, all setting the stage for high school success. The holistic curriculum includes not only rigorous academics, but also essential life and leadership skills. Our middle school students enjoy a smooth and successful transition to the high school. Learn more about Eastside Catholic Middle School program.

High School

In the high school, the academic focus is on preparation for college and beyond, with a challenging curriculum and ample opportunities to develop leadership skills that will serve students throughout their lives. All students are offered extensive college counseling services and 99 percent of EC High School program students matriculate to a four-year college program (2017).

The program includes a seven-class academic schedule with additional optional classes offered outside of the regular school day. Students may also choose to expand their learning through electives including AP, honors and UW in the High School (UWHS) courses, or in areas of personal interest, such as the arts, computer science, robotics, marketing, accounting, journalism and more. Learn more about Eastside Catholic High School program.

Personal and Spiritual Growth

Encouraging each student’s spiritual growth is an essential part of an Eastside Catholic education. Prayer services, celebration of the sacraments, leadership retreats and service projects are all part of our campus ministry. Catholic faith and traditions are central to the school experience, and are celebrated in a way that welcomes and affirms all faith traditions.

Superstar Academics

99% college-bound graduates (2017)

30 AP, UWHS and Honors Courses

11 National Merit Finalists (2014-2017)

31 National Merit Commended Students (2014-2017)

Four out of six students named 2017 National Merit Scholars
joined EC in middle school.